The colors are bright, the barstools are comfy, and the small, open space encourages socializing.This is also the rare laid-back, casual cocktail bar that feels less like a house of beverage worship and more like someone’s living room. If it’s freezing outside, that’s all the more reason to have something with an umbrella in it.Boobie Trap is, possibly, the most Bushwick of all the Bushwick bars.It’s kitschy and boobie-themed, and if you want to play Hungry Hungry Hippos, you certainly can.Stop by to hang out with a mostly-neighborhood crowd, and bond with someone who also quoted Morrissey in their high school yearbook.There’s a chance your bartender will be dressed as a cheerleader.In terms of crowd, you’ll find people of all ages, with lots of different groups standing around talking.
You don’t need to own the dog, but you should say that you do. Up front there’s a long bar, and in the back you’ll find darts, skee ball, and pool.
So the next time it’s decent outside, head out there and try to make friends. It’s a big, long space with a bunch of tables, a jukebox, and a stack of board games. And, if you get hungry, there’s a menu of things like burgers, nachos, and tacos.
The bar itself is a little divey - but not in a smells-like-feet kind of way - and you’ll always find a good crowd here.
The ceilings are high, it’s objectively attractive, and it feels like one big hangout.
Bearded Lady is a friendly neighborhood bar in Prospect Heights with a 1960′s feel.